Subject: Re: NetBSD Sparc Install troubles...
To: Jim Palmer <>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/18/1997 18:33:13
On Fri, 18 Jul 1997, Jim Palmer wrote:

> All my attempts to install and execute the NetBSD bootstrap file have been
> in vain.
> I boot the 1.05 GB drive running Solaris 2.5.1.  I take a copy of
> miniroot-121.fs.4c and dump it to the swap partition of the 535MB disk with
> a dd command:

Your choice of miniroot is the source of your troubles.  For a Sparc 5 you
must use miniroot-121.fs.4m.